The presidential election in November, political polarization, unemployment, and racism... these are all part of a single challenge facing American society: “Choosing reality instead of the world of ideas.” From October Traces.
Current Events - 2020 - Page 2
The US presidential elections, anti-racial protests, and an increasingly polarized country. What is the contribution of Christians today? A conversation with Stanley Hauerwas and John Zucchi to revisit Fr. Giussani’s "From Utopia to Presence."
200 volunteers from the foundation that organizes the Pharmaceutical Collection Day were received by Pope Francis. "The sharing of goods can improve our society and bear witness to that love in the neighbourliness that the Gospel requires of us."
A month after the explosion at the port in Beirut, the future of the country, which was already on its knees before the tragedy, remains uncertain. The Church, AVSI and others are helping the Lebanese people to start over. And to not abandon their land.
A preview of the September issue of Traces. The full text of the dialogue between Bernhard Scholz, President of the Meeting, and the head of CL from this year's special edition of the Rimini Meeting.
The volunteer "ambassadors" in Moscow set up a live streaming marathon. Almost six hours to describe what the event in Rimini was and is. New and old friends. The usual siberians, an Orthodox priest and his wife, who said...
Care for the person in every instant, starting from reality and not from ideas. The testimony of three doctors at the Meeting: Theo Boer on euthanasia, Antonio Pesenti on the Covid emergency and Elvira Parravicini on neonatal care.
The final statement of the 2020 edition. The numbers, its themes and protagonists. Next year the event will take place between Friday 20 to Wednesday 25 August.
In this "dizzying moment in history", some snapshots of the unprecedented week in Rimini which unfolded along the lines of what "could not be and is". "The awakening of the human? It is here before our eyes!"
Two American intellectuals on opposing political fronts came together in an appeal for "the search for truth and freedom of thought." The last video of the series "Not too much to ask - No es demasiado pedir - Not too much to ask".
In a world devastated by the pandemic, pain, death and disease do not have the last word. The testimonies of four women from Syria, Russia, Venezuela and Uganda.
The Rimini Meeting is also live in 85 Italian cities and 25 countries around the world, because of the personal initiative of many. As happened in Moscow and Porto San Paolo, Sardinia. With even a loudspeaker on a car in the streets...
The audacity of wonder, from Giussani's questions to an expedition at eight thousand meters. The Meeting's four exhibitions and the ways to see them, both physically and at a distance, or only in a digital format.
Philosopher Umberto Galimberti, a guest for the first time at the Meeting, and psychiatrist Eugenio Borgna talk about the great questions that arise from today's life. Moderated by Costantino Esposito.
Is there a hope that does not depend solely on more favourable circumstances? How can the desire for a better future not be disappointed? The talk by Julián Carrón, president of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation.
The adaptation of Dostoevsky's masterpiece with actor Mario Sala, introduced by Tatjana Kasatkina, from the Russian Academy of Science and commentary by students from Modena and Moscow.
Joseph Weiler, University Professor at NYU Law School and Senior Fellow at the Center for European studies at Harvard. Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President Fondazione Meeting.
Journalist Fernando De Haro interviews philosopher, anthropologist and Spanish writer Mikel Azurmendi.
Scott F. Gilbert, Emeritus Howard A. Schneiderman Professor of Biology, Swarthmore College. Introduced by Giorgio Dieci, Professor of Biochemistry, Università degli Studi di Parma.
Mario Draghi, Former President of the BCE (European Central Bank) Introduced by Bernhard Scholz, President of the Meeting for friendship among peoples.
This year's theme "poses a decisive challenge for Christians, who are called to witness the deep attractive force of the beauty of faith, «the attraction of Jesus»." The Pope's message to the Rimini Meeting.